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Casas AntigasCasa de AlfenaSolares de Portugal « Casas Antigas « Póvoa Lanhoso

Type: Casas Antigas
Owner: Francisco de Carvalho e Sousa
Contacts: Alfena@solaresdeportugal.pt
Accommodation: 3 room(s) Double - From 80 EUR/night
2 room(s) Twin - From 80 EUR/night


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This elegant 18th century manor house incorporates a number of old goldsmiths’ workshops that have been turned into a fascinating museum integrated with other amenities. Here you can admire a vast collection of traditional filigree objects, collected by Francisco Carvalho e Sousa for more than 50 years.

Besides the opportunity to discover how traditional gold filigree was made, you will also be offered the choice between strolling through its surrounding beautiful gardens and waterfalls, or taking a refreshing dip in the pool.

Situated in the north bank of the Ave river, this stately home is also close to the Peneda Gerês National Park, allowing you to explore this beautiful region, to meet local people and to admire a wide variety of untouchable flora and fauna.

Guests surely weave a delicate memory of twisted threads of gold and silver days spent here.

Main Distances

  Airport - 70 km  Beach - 40 km
  Golf - 60 km  Hospital - 5 km
  Pharmacy - 5 km  Restaurant - 2 km
  Train - 17 km 

How to Get There

From Oporto, take de motorway A3 to Braga. Leave the A3 in Braga, enter the city, and follow the direction of Chaves. After some 12 Km turn right towards Póvoa de Lanhoso. From there, follow directions to Cabeceiras (de Basto). Keep the same route for some 7 Km until you find, on your left, an indication to Travassos. Turn to the village and keep to the asphalt road until you find Casa de Alfena on your left.

GPS Coordinates:
N 41 ° 34 '22.5 "
W 08 ° 12 '05.3 "

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FacilitiesFacilities
  Cards room  Conference room
  Gardens  Meals on request
  Parking  Speak English
  Speak French  Speak Spanish
  Swimming Pool  walking
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This elegant 18th century manor house incorporates a number of old goldsmiths' workshops that have been turned into a fascinating museum integrated with the other amenities. You can while away your leisure hours discovering how the lovely traditional gold filigree was made, stroll through the beautiful gardens and waterfalls, or take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool.
In “Solares de Portugal – The art of good living”, Edições INAPA, 2007